Apparently, Aussie travellers have been a bit naughty, lately.
And no, this time it’s not drunken behaviour or trying to smuggle drugs in bodyboard bags.
We’ve expanded our smuggling capabilities to include infectious diseases, it seems.
The ABC reports that six new cases of measles have been linked to an AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, earlier this month.
The initial case has been traced back to an Australian man in his 40s who was unwell during the flight and taken to hospital upon arrival in Melbourne.
These new cases come about a month after another Aussie tourist spread his measles germs around New York.
Among the new cases is a baby who was too young to be immunised and five adults aged from 20 to 60.
Measles is notoriously contagious but is relatively uncommon due to widespread vaccination.
Symptoms are similar to a cold accompanied by a fever and rash and can lead to serious illness like pneumonia for the very young and very old, reports the ABC.
The national broadcaster has shared a list of locations visited by the newly diagnosed cases, which include: